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Vicodin/norco side effects (for chronic pain) - do they lessen?

No. The side effects need to be addressed. For example. For the most common side effect -the constipation you can take plenty of diatary fiber, colace, (docusate sodium) metamucil, senocot tabs, plenty of fluid. Exercise like walking also stimulates the bowels and helps.Very good would be adding acupuncture, meditation, homeopathy and other alt. Therapies to help the constipation , the pain and also the underlying problem. Read more...
Why on these. The issue is why are these meds being used. Narcotics are contract drugs and are used within a fine definition.Would like to first see what is the diagnosis and are there non-narcotic choices. Not all chronic pain needs narcotics and what often happens is you still have chronic pain and then drug dependency. My first suggestion is to clarify the diagnosis. Read more...

Vicodin/norco constipation side effects (for chronic pain) - does it lessen with time?

Yes usually. Constipation usually gets better with time. Make sure you get enough to drink. Use otc stool softener. Read more...
ConstipationRelation. Chronic opioid use will inevitably affect GI motility because of the opioid receptors present in the GI tract. It is unavoidable but can be addressed. Since motility or peristasis, which moves intestinal contents in a coordinated fashion, is diminished a mild stimulant laxative is needed to encourage movement. An osmotic laxative also helps to add fluid to the stool to make it easier to pass. Read more...

What are the side effects of vicodin?

Constipation, & more. More serious side effects are tolerance, dependence, and overdose causing respiratory depression (alone, or with other depressants like muscle relaxants, or alcohol). The expected constipation is commonly offset by use of stool softeners. Read more...

What are some common side effects of vicodin?

See below. All medicines may cause side effects, but many people have no, or minor, side effects. Check with your doctor if any of these most common side effects persist or become bothersome when using hydrocodone: constipation; dizziness; drowsiness; flushing; light-headedness; nausea; vomiting. Read more...

How long can the negative side effects of vicodin last?

Variable. If you mean constipation, nausea and feeling sleepy usually this gets better after a few weeks. Make sure you take the medication with food on your stomach. Make sure that you get enough to drink so that you don't get dehydrated and worsen the adverse effects. Use a stool softener if needed. Read more...

Side effects of vicodin for chronic pain?

The biggest problem. Is that as you use this regularly, the pain is magnfied during those periods the drug wearing off(3-4 hrs later) . This adds to and perpetuates baseline pain. Read more...
See below. All medicines may cause side effects, but many people have no, or minor, side effects. Check with your doctor if any of these most common side effects persist or become bothersome when using hydrocodone: constipation; dizziness; drowsiness; heartburn; lightheadedness; nausea; stomach upset; vomiting. Read more...

Can ecstasy interact with Xanax and vicodin? I take low doses of Xanax and vicodin daily. .. 2mg of Xanax and 10mg of vicodin. I've taken ecstasy several times, like a dozen times over the past 10 years or so, and never had any serious side effects. .. S

MDMA . Mdma is a very potent stimulant, and affects the central nervous system by causing massive amounts of serotonin to be released. The (mostly) permanent side effects on the brain, affect those areas where serotonin is important in the brain, including the anterior lobes, and hypothalamus, areas closely connected to personality, and the experience of anxiety. Xanax belomgs to the class of benzodiazepines, which are commonly used to relieve anxiety, but are well known to have long term mood altering side effects (major depression). Vicodin is an analgesic, and has effects on dopamin release in the brain and peripheral nervous system. Brain physiology and chemistry is very sensitive, and largely unknown. In my opinion the use of mdmd is hazardous at best, and the long term side effects on the brain are not beneficial. Combining mdma with any other mood altering drugs is even more hazardous, and may result in fatal consequences. Read more...
Please . Please ! you are asking doctors about how to combine powerful mood altering drugs with illicit drugs. This is the equivalent of asking us to give you bullets so that you play russian roullet. Read more...